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Fossil Sport

Fossil Watch review: Cute, but not a major performance upgrade

Fossil Watch review: Cute, but not a major performance upgrade

Posted   11.19.18
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75 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Despite its name, the Fossil Sport is not really a fitness-focused watch. Its design has a sporty vibe, but beyond that it’s just another Wear OS watch. It’s one of the first watches to ship with the new Snapdragon Wear 3100, but it doesn’t do much to showcase the potential of Qualcomm's first chip designed exclusively for smartwatches. For the price, though, the Fossil Sport is a decent, good-looking smartwatch.

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Pros
  • Stylish for a fitness watch
  • Affordable
  • Long-lasting battery-saving mode
Cons
  • Doesn’t make use of Wear 3100 Sports mode
  • Regular battery life isn’t significantly improved

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75 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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